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Safety Claims in Trump's Auto Efficiency Rollback Draw Skeptics

Safety Claims in Trump's Auto Efficiency Rollback Draw Skeptics

The Trump administration intends to brand its rollback of Obama-era fuel economy requirements as a life saver, literally -- even labeling it the “Safer and Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicles Rule.”
Democrats Seize on Harley Plant Closing in Trump Attack

Democrats Seize on Harley Plant Closing in Trump Attack

Harley-Davidson Inc. may go from a darling of Donald Trump to a potential political liability during the midterm elections this fall.
Trump’s Economic ‘Miracle’ May Have Already Peaked

Trump’s Economic ‘Miracle’ May Have Already Peaked

In declaring that the U.S. economy has entered a new era of faster growth, President Donald Trump is dismissing signals from financial markets and the outlook of economists from Wall Street to the
Slovenian Parliament Gives Parties More Time to Form Government

Slovenian Parliament Gives Parties More Time to Form Government

Slovenian lawmakers gave political parties another two weeks to form a ruling coalition after the winner of June elections failed to muster a majority from the record nine parties that made it into
Slovak Far-Right Party Leader Indicted for Promoting Nazism

Slovak Far-Right Party Leader Indicted for Promoting Nazism

Slovak prosecutors indicted far-right leader Marian Kotleba for promoting racism and Nazi ideology, as the European Union member state witnesses a surge in populist, anti-immigrant political forces.
White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

The White House expects to host Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington for a summit with Donald Trump next year, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday, hours after the Russian leader said
Avenatti Represents Three More Women Claiming Trump Hush Deals

Avenatti Represents Three More Women Claiming Trump Hush Deals

President Donald Trump had relationships with three more women who were paid "hush money" before the election, including one who says he got her pregnant, according to their attorney, Michael
Trump Denies Claim He Knew in Advance of Meeting With Russians

Trump Denies Claim He Knew in Advance of Meeting With Russians

Donald Trump denied a reported assertion by his former personal attorney Michael Cohen that the president knew beforehand about a 2016 meeting between his son Donald Jr. and Russians promising dirt on
Trump's Threat of Turkey Sanctions Piles More Pressure Onto NATO

Trump's Threat of Turkey Sanctions Piles More Pressure Onto NATO

Donald Trump’s threat to sanction Turkey for detaining an American pastor risks pushing the relationship between two key NATO members to its breaking point.
Trump Applauds Cowboys Owner for Anthem Stance

Trump Applauds Cowboys Owner for Anthem Stance

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump congratulated Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys football team, for saying his players will be required to stand for the playing of the national
Tsipras Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting Amid Wildfire Fallout

Tsipras Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting Amid Wildfire Fallout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called an emergency meeting of his cabinet amid mounting criticism of how the government handled wildfires that killed dozens of people this week.
Italy Coalition's France Rail Rift Shows Ruling Together Is Hard

Italy Coalition's France Rail Rift Shows Ruling Together Is Hard

A rift within Italy’s coalition government over a high-speed rail link to France underscores the policy differences between the two parties running the country and suggests that future initiatives
Hey Buddy, Can You Spare 2 Million for Coffee?

Hey Buddy, Can You Spare 2 Million for Coffee?

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Trade War Threatens to Take Legs From Caterpillar Resurgence

Trade War Threatens to Take Legs From Caterpillar Resurgence

For Caterpillar Inc., a bellwether of American industrial might, Donald Trump’s trade war is threatening to halt what was shaping up as a record year for profits.
Canada Cuts U.S., China Out of Talks on Reforming Global Trade

Canada Cuts U.S., China Out of Talks on Reforming Global Trade

Canada’s new Minister of International Trade Jim Carr has invited a dozen trade ministers to meet in October to discuss how to fix the World Trade Organization.
U.K.’s Brexit Options Narrow as Perilous Choices Loom for May

U.K.’s Brexit Options Narrow as Perilous Choices Loom for May

The U.K.’s Brexit options are narrowing, and most of the choices are hazardous for Prime Minister Theresa May.
Zuma Fights to Halt Prosecution in Arms-Deal Corruption Case

Zuma Fights to Halt Prosecution in Arms-Deal Corruption Case

Former South African President Jacob Zuma is seeking to ensure that his corruption case is never heard by applying for a permanent stay of prosecution over charges related to an arms deal two decades
Germany Steps Up Efforts to Rebuff China's Swoop for Assets

Germany Steps Up Efforts to Rebuff China's Swoop for Assets

Germany moved to rebuff two Chinese purchases, swooping in to nab a stake in one of country’s largest power-grid operators and rejecting the acquisition of another company.
Newest NATO State Montenegro Offers Passports for Investment

Newest NATO State Montenegro Offers Passports for Investment

Montenegro, the newest NATO entrant, wants to boost its economy by offering citizenship to as many as 2,000 people willing to invest at least 250,000 euros ($291,000) for holding its passport.
Koch Network Contemplates Era When Neither Brother Leads the Fight

Koch Network Contemplates Era When Neither Brother Leads the Fight

As billionaire Charles Koch spoke earlier this year to donors who back the conservative political empire he built with his brother, someone alerted him that an audience member had just turned 90.